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After New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Praises ILA President Harold J. Daggett In Video, A Thousand Cheer His Remarks At Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Dinner In New York

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy called ILA President Harold J. Daggett “one of his partners in growing the New Jersey economy,” in a video tribute that was shown to a thousand labor leaders, shipping and maritime executives, port authority and political leaders in attendance at the 102nd New York-New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers …

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ILWU Los Angeles Protest Against Expansion of Automated Terminals Reinforces Strength of ILA Master Contract That Protects Members Against Automation For Six Years

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (January 25, 2019) Any doubts about ILA President Harold J. Daggett’s strong opposition to fully-automated terminals and the value of the ILA’s new Six-Year Master Contract extension signed last summer, were erased when news of a major protest on Thursday by longshore workers belonging to Local 13, International Longshore and Warehouse …

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Thomas W. Gleason, Jr., ILA’s General Counsel For Decades, Passes Away At 94

Thomas W. Gleason, Jr., oldest son of legendary ILA President Teddy Gleason, and an acclaimed labor attorney in his own right who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and as General Counsel for the International Longshoremen’s Association, served under three Presidents, passed away on Wednesday, November 28that 94. Gleason was a larger than life …

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Message from Harold J. Daggett, President, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO on 2018 Elections

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (November 7, 2018)  Americans voted in record numbers in yesterday’s 2018 mid-term elections where ILA members and working families everywhere helped return the U.S. House of Representatives to a Democratic Majority.  The ILA celebrates the reelection of our endorsed candidates Senator Robert Menendez in New Jersey and Governor Andrew Cuomo in …

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